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John B. Watson (1627)

Interests
Consumer psychology, experimental psychology, physiological and comparative psychology, psychotherapy
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1878, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
Died
1958, Woodbury, Connecticut, USA
Short Biography
John Broadus Watson (January 9, 1878 – September 25, 1958) was an American psychologist who established the psychological school of behaviorism. Watson promoted a change in psychology through his address Psychology as the Behaviorist Views it, which was ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • MA Furman College, 1900
  • PhD University of Chicago, 1903
Appointments & Honors
  • University of Chicago, Assistant in Psychology, 1903-4, Instructor, 1904-8
  • Professor of Experimental and Comparative Psychology, Johns Hopkins University, 1908-20
  • President, APA, 1915
  • Staff Member and Vice-President, J.Walter Thompson Company, 1921-36
  • Vice-President, William Esty and Company, 1936-46
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Principal Publications
  • 1903 Animal Education: An Experimental Study on the Psychical Development of the White Rat. University of Chicago Press.
  • 1907 Kinaesthetic and organic sensations: Their role in the reactions of the white rat to the maze. Psychological Monographs, 8, no. 33.
  • 1908 The behavior of noddy and sooty terns. Carnegie Publications, 103, 187-255.
  • 1908 Orientation of the white rat. Journal of Comparative Neurology and Psychology, 18, 27-44.
  • 1913 Psychology as the behaviorist sees it. Psychological Review, 20, 158-77.
  • 1914 Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology. Holt.
  • 1919 Psychology f ram the Standpoint ofa Behaviorist. Lippincott.
  • 1920 Conditioned emotional reactions. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 3, 1-14 (with R. Rayner).
  • 1924 Behaviorism. Norton.
  • 1928 The Psychological Care of Infant and Child. Norton (with R. R. Watson).